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By assumption, takes values in [−1, 1]. ,N i=1 n ( pt , yt ) − min t=1 ≤ nη ln N + . ,N t=1 ( f i,t , yt ). 6 Scaled Losses and Signed Games Up to this point we have always assumed that the range of the loss function is the unit interval [0, 1]. We now investigate how scalings and translations of this range affect forecasting strategies and their performance. Consider ﬁrst the case of a loss function ∈ [0, M]. If M is known, we can run the weighted average forecaster on the scaled losses /M and apply without any modiﬁcation the analysis developed for the [0, 1] case.
19 Consider a class F of simulatable experts. Assume that the set Y of outcomes is a compact subset of Rd , the decision space D is convex, and the loss function is convex and continuous in its ﬁrst argument. Show that Vn (F) = Un (F). 1. 20 Consider the discount factors βt = 1/(t + 1) and assume that there is a positive constant c such that for each n there exist outcomes y1 , y2 ∈ Y and two experts i = i such that i = argmin j ( f j,n , y1 ), i = argmin j ( f j,n , y2 ), and min y=y1 ,y2 | ( f i,n , y) − ( f i ,n , y)| ≥ c.
As the best nonuniform bounds for √ the exponential potential are obtained by choosing η = 8(ln N )/n, a natural choice for √ a time-varying exponential potential is thus ηt = 8(ln N )/t. 2, we obtain for this choice of ηt a regret bound whose main term √ is 2 (n/2) ln N and is therefore better than the doubling trick bound. More precisely, we prove the following result. 3. Assume that the loss function is convex in its ﬁrst argument and takes values in [0, 1]. For all n ≥ 1 and for all y1 , . .